Recipe by Desperada

My great-grandmother's recipe. Perfect for my grandmother's Mamaw's Red Devils Food Cake. It's so good that I always double the recipe. It's like caramel fudge.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour with sugar.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients except for the butter.
  3. Cook until almost the soft ball stage. (When dropping a little bit into a cup of cold water, it should not disperse - it should stay together, but it still doesn't form a ball).
  4. Add 1 tablespoon butter after removing from cooking.
  5. Leave mixture in the pan and cool in a sink of cold water (approximately 15 minutes).
  6. Use electric mixer and beat until it loses it's glossiness.
  7. Hurry and frost cake!

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